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Purpose: To study the effect of olibanum essential oil (OEO) on learning and memory in Alzheimer's disease (AD) mouse. Methods: Mice were administered the 42-amino acid form of amyloid β-peptide (Aβ1-42) to induce AD and then treated with OEO at 150, 300, and 600 mg/kg, p.o. for two weeks....

Author(s)
Zhang ZhenZhen; Chen WenHua; Luan Jie; Chen DaGui; Liu LiNa; Feng Xu
Publisher
University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
Citation
Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2020, 19, 8, pp 1643-1651
Abstract

Jasmonates (JAs) are important for pathogen resistance in many plants, but the role of these phytohormones in fungal pathogen resistance in rose is unclear. Here, we determined that exogenous application of methyl jasmonate increased resistance to the important fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea in ...

Author(s)
Ren HaoRan; Bai MengJuan; Sun JingJing; Liu JinYi; Ren Min; Dong YuWei; Wang Na; Ning GuoGui; Wang ChangQuan
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Plant Journal, 2020, 103, 5, pp 1839-1849
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Leafcutter ant Acromyrmex balzani is a species responsible for causing important losses in agricultural crops, pastures and forest plantations. Croton tetradenius, an aromatic plant of wide occurrence in northeastern Brazil, is a plant that has great potential as a botanical insecticide for control ...

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Brito, F. de A.; Bacci, L.; Santana, A. da S.; Silva, J. E. da; Nizio, D. A. de C.; Nogueira, P. C. de L.; Arrigoni-Blank, M. de F.; Melo, C. R.; Melo, J. O. de; Blank, A. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection, 2020, 137,
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Hydroponics has drawn huge interests by Brazilians in semi-arid regions due to the lack of water and fertilizer use. The objective of this study was to evaluate the growth and yield of lettuce cultivars in the hydroponic system in two planting seasons and different irrigation regimes. The research...

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Soares, C. S.; Lima, A. C. S. de; Silva, J. A. da; Vilar, M. S. de A.; Silva, A. L. P. da; Lima Junior, J. A. de; Brito Neto, J. F. de
Publisher
Southern Cross Publishing Group, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Australian Journal of Crop Science, 2020, 14, 7, pp 1042-1047
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The present work reports the discovery and the complete characterisation of an ancient cultivated rose variety found growing in a private garden in the southwest of the Principality of Asturias (northern Spain). The variety is here given the name Narcea. The majority of roses currently cultivated...

Author(s)
Martínez, M. C.; Santiago, J. L.; Boso, S.; Gago, P.; Álvarez-Acero, I.; Vega, M. E. de; Martínez-Bartolomé, M.; Álvarez-Nogal, R.; Molíst, P.; Caser, M.; Scariot, V.; Gómez-García, D.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Horticulture Research, 2020, 7, 44, pp (01 April 2020)
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Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most prevalent late-age onset neurodegenerative disorder, affecting 1% of the population after the age of about 60 years old and 4% of those over 80 years old, causing motor impairments and cognitive dysfunction. Increasing evidence indicates that...

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Rosa, G. di; Brunetti, G.; Scuto, M.; Salinaro, A. T.; Calabrese, E. J.; Crea, R.; Schmitz-Linneweber, C.; Calabrese, V.; Saul, N.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2020, 21, 11,
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This study investigates the effects of various drying methods applied to leaves of Cistus creticus L. on the contents of polyphenols and the composition of the volatile fraction. The following four drying methods were used: convection drying at a temperature of 40°C (CD 40°C), 50°C (CD 50°C), and...

Author(s)
Matłok, N.; Lachowicz, S.; Gorzelany, J.; Balawejder, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Molecules, 2020, 25, 11,
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Defoliation by the vegetable leafminer, Liriomyza sativae Blanchard (Diptera: Agromyzidae), was simulated by removing known amounts of leaf area with a hole punch in a glasshouse experiment that evaluated 21 combinations of defoliation intensity, timing and duration on cucumber yields. Defoliation...

Author(s)
Iranipour, S.; Alaei, T.; Karimzadeh, R.; Michaud, J. P.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Journal of Applied Entomology, 2020, 144, 8, pp 719-731
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In urban and suburban landscapes characterized by extensive designed greenspaces, the support of pollinator communities hinges significantly on floral resources provided by ornamental plants. The attractiveness of ornamental plants to pollinators, however, cannot be presumed, and some studies...

Author(s)
Sponsler, D. B.; Grozinger, C. M.; Richardson, R. T.; Nurse, A.; Brough, D.; Patch, H. M.; Stoner, K. A.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2020, 10, 1,
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An experiment was conducted in 2017 and 2018 to determine the sensitivity of driftable rates of 2,4-D and dicamba with or without glyphosate on common ornamental, fruit, and nut species. Three driftable rates corresponding to ½, 1/20th, and 1/200th of the manufacturer's labeled rate (1 × rate) of...

Author(s)
Dintelmann, B. R.; Warmund, M. R.; Bish, M. D.; Bradley, K. W.
Publisher
Weed Science Society of America, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Weed Technology, 2020, 34, 3, pp 331-341

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